Skip to main content

Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

Agriculture & Food

Extension and research at NC State address timely issues impacting our state. Extension delivers trusted information directly into the hands of farmers and agribusinesses, helping them translate knowledge into solutions that grow our economy and communities.

Cover photo for Mud Management for Livestock Farms

Mud Management for Livestock Farms

We have had unprecedented amounts of rainfall the last three winters, and this has led to significant mud problems across …

Cover photo for Visit NC Farm App

Visit NC Farm App

Are you the owner or operator of a farm, pick-your-own farm, farmers market, local food & drink establishment, local …

Cover photo for Small Farms Week

Small Farms Week

We are kick-starting our Small Farms Week Celebration with a canned food drive and submission of a farmer or …

Pesticide Classes Available in February

N.C. Cooperative Extension-Alexander County Center will be offering two ONLINE Pesticide Classes. The Commercial Pesticide Class will be held on …

Cover photo for Piedmont Winter Grains Meeting

Piedmont Winter Grains Meeting

The Piedmont Winter Grains Meeting will be held on January 12, 2021, from 10 a.m. to noon. This meeting …

Cover photo for Fire Ants Are Here

Fire Ants Are Here

There have been multiple reports of fire ants in Alexander County in the southern and eastern portion of the counties. …

Cover photo for September Garden Calendar

September Garden Calendar

Check out the September Garden Calendar to find out what you should be planting, fertilizing, and so on to …

Cover photo for So Easy to Preserve

So Easy to Preserve

If you are preparing to preserve the harvest from your summer garden then you will want to purchase one …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Dust plume coming off large combine in field

Estimating Available Time to Plant and Harvest Peanuts

This publication looks at historical records to estimate the number of days available for planting …

6 hours ago

Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

1 day ago

Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

1 week ago
PPO-inhibiting herbicide injury

PPO-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO)-inhibiting herbicide injury in soybean.

2 weeks ago

ALS-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses ALS-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

2 weeks ago
Paraquat applied to soybeans

PSI & II-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses PS-II-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

2 weeks ago
Glufosinate injury on soybean

Glufosinate Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses glufosinate injury on soybean.

2 weeks ago
Glyphosate injury

Glyphosate Injury on Soybeans

This factsheet discusses glyphosate injury on soybean.

2 weeks ago